Female Movie Stars

Collection by Sandy Stinneford


Early Hollywood Classics

Sandy Stinneford
Joan Shawlee born in Forest Hills, New York on 5 March She died 22 March 1987 in Hollywood, California. Old Hollywood Glamour, Hollywood Stars, Norman, Female Movie Stars, Isabelle Adjani, Jamie Lee, Black And White Portraits, Women In History, Vintage Beauty


...our last Mystery Guest was, indeed, the formidable Joan Shawlee, pictured above as the aptly-named "Amazon Annie" from Irma La Douce (1963). That was the third and last in a series of Billy Wilder films which finally showcased, to a broader audience, the comedic talents of a remarkable performer who'd been knocking around Hollywood for years in mostly undistinguished films. True, Shawlee had appeared in such major productions as From Here to Eternity (1953) and the Garland version of A…